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Corydoras egg disposal #1
Is there any way to humanely dispose of cory eggs? One one our corys laid a lot of eggs in our 11g tank last night and we don't have space for them.

Some eggs have been eaten but not all, and want to dispose of them before they develop too much.

Any help appreciated. Thanks!
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Re: Corydoras egg disposal #2
Simply removing them from the tank will stop their development.
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Re: Corydoras egg disposal #3
Thank you for the advice Fishlady. :)
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Re: Corydoras egg disposal #4
You're welcome
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Re: Corydoras egg disposal #5
So we moved the eggs to another small tank and around 6 hatched successfully! We felt a bit bad just....binning them, so we tried to hatch them and they are busy hiding in the gravel :)
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Re: Corydoras egg disposal #6
Great idea and news. :)
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Re: Corydoras egg disposal #7
Thanks! It seems we have between 10-12 babies now so we upgraded our main tank to a 168L Fluval and have it almost ready to go. Bought and assembled on Friday, waiting on the filter sponge squeezing from the old tank to populate the new filter and get the cycle fast-tracked.
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Re: Corydoras egg disposal #8
Congratulations!